Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Fun Things To Do This Winter Break in the City of Chicago: Your Guide to All the Winter and Holiday Celebrations, Activities, and Events Happening in the City

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Happy holidays, everyone! Well, Thanksgiving break has just ended, and we are now hovering in the lull between breaks while we do our best to prepare for finals before heading out for our month-long winter vacation. Does anyone have any ideas on what they are doing over winter break? It…

Dungeon of Doom

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

It’s that wonderful time of the year, folks! The time of year where everyone is encouraged to curl up on their couch, sip on their favorite pumpkin spice beverage – I’m more of a hot chocolate drinker, personally – and settle in for a night of horror movies. The time…

Chance the Rapper Influences More Concerts at the White Sox Ballpark

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

  Last fall, Chance the Rapper initiated the first ever concert at the Chicago White Sox ballpark. The event took place on September 24th, 2017  selling out instantly. A second offer for tickets was forced to be which then included tickets available for seats  located behind the stage, meaning that…

How to Have Fun For Free in Chicago: A Broke College Student’s Guide to Free Days in Chicago’s Culture Spots

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Let’s face it, everyone. As college students, when we see the word “free” in an advertisement that features either a product or an event that we would like to obtain or attend, we tend to leap at the opportunity to take advantage of it. Whether it’s free samples, free admission…

Facebook Live Has Become A Real-Life Crime Show

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

On April 6, 2016 Facebook launched Facebook Live videos. Anyone with a Facebook account and a phone was now able to broadcast live to everyone in the world. As people tried out the new feature, we muddled through loud live videos from concerts our friends were at and borderline useless…

New Rolling Stones Exhibit Now Open in Chicago

Monday, April 17th, 2017

On April 14, “Exhibitionism”, an exhibit in honor of The Rolling Stones, opened at Navy Pier. This exhibit started in London, traveled to New York, and has now made its way here to Chicago. Since the 1960’s, The Rolling Stones have been rocking the world and now you are able…

Chicago Sports Museum Experience

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

On Friday, March 31, Saint Xavier hosted the annual Spring Formal and this year, it took place at the Chicago Sports Museum. Prior to this event, I did not even know that this museum existed. Of all the times I have walked through the Water Tower Place, I am not…

North Side vs. Southside: The Age-Old Rivalry That Will Never Go Away

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Baseball season is back and Opening Day for your Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs is April 3! When it comes to these two teams, there has (and always will be) a rivalry between them. Lots of heated debates arise and friendships are tested anytime this touchy subject is brought…

Preserving Silent Cinema: An Interview with Jay Warren

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dennis Wolkowicz (aka Jay Warren). Jay Warren is a photoplay organist for The Silent Film Society of Chicago. For those who do not know, the term “photoplay” means a play that has been photographed to put on film. Warren’s job…

Restaurant Review: M. Henry

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Looking for a cute and cozy place to eat at for brunch? m. henry, located in Andersonville, is a great place to go with friends or family for a delectable brunch. The café also serves breakfast, lunch, and they have a bakery near the entrance where you can purchase an…